International Volunteer Tourism: Critical Reflections on Good Works in Central America

International Volunteer Tourism: Critical Reflections on Good Works in Central America

By: Abigail E. Adams (editor), Katherine Borland (editor)Paperback

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Designed to promote reflection and 'better practices' among the prospective volunteers and organizers of travel-for-service experiences, International Volunteer Tourism provides narratives on short-term international volunteering in Central America written by North American organizers, student participants and Central American partners.

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Katherine Borland Father Fernando Cardenal William Westerman Ellen Moodie Katherine Daly Irene King Eric Martin Usner David Munoz Abigail E. Adams Steven Jones


Acknowledgement 1. Introduction; Abigail E. Adams and Katherine Borland 2. A Brief Social History of Humanitarian Engagement; Katherine Borland 3. Priest in the Revolution; Fernando Cardenal, translated by Abigail E. Adams El Salvador 4. Reciprocity and the Fabric of Solidarity: Central Americans, Refugees, and Delegations in the 1980s; William Westerman 5. Untellable Stories and the Limits of Solidarity in a Sister Community Relationship; Ellen Moodie 6. Who is a Global Citizen: Manifestations of Theory in Practice; Katherine Daly Nicaragua 7. What We Are About to Do Is Highly Problematic: The Unpaved Road From Service Trips to Educational Delegations; Irene King 8. From Skeptic to Convert, from (short-term) Service to (long-term) Witness: Towards Pedagogies of Witnessing on International Service Trips; Eric Martin Usner 9. The Learning of International Service Learning: Student Reflections Several Years Out; Alycia Buenger, Meghan Hensley, Nicole Klimas, and Liza Marks Honduras 10. In Search of Sustainable Community Development through Practice: A Sustainable Potable Water Project in Colinas de Suiza, Honduras; David R. Munoz 11. International Students and Volunteers Amidst Rising Violence: the Challenges from Honduras; Katherine Borland interviews Jeff Boyer Limiting Structures 12. The Pilgrimage Transformed: How to 'Break the Bracket' of U.S. Volunteer Tourism in Central America; Abigail E. Adams 13. International Service Learning: Fostering International Cooperation/Avoiding International Dominance; Steven G. Jones 15. Conclusion; Katherine Borland and Abigail Adams Bibliography ?

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  • publication date: 07/09/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781137551801
  • Format: Paperback
  • Year: 2013
  • Number Of Pages: 234
  • ID: 9781137551801
  • weight: 305
  • ISBN10: 1137551801

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